Kelseanne Breder


Kelseanne Breder

Kelseanne Breder


Clinical Assistant Professor

1 212 992 5751

433 First Avenue
New York, NY 10010
United States

Kelseanne Breder's additional information

Kelseanne Breder is a Clinical Assistant Professor at NYU Meyers College of Nursing.  She completed her PhD at Columbia University through a grant from the National Institute of Health in informatics and health disparities. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing from Columbia University. Prof. Breder holds two previous bachelor’s degrees from University of Florida in psychology and theater. She also completed master’s coursework at Yale Law School where she co-published a review of reproductive rights in Central and South America during the 2016 Zika virus outbreak. 

Prof. Breder’s research interests include LGBT health, reproductive rights advocacy, mental health, social determinants of health, social support, empathy and learning, art and alternative therapies, and user-focused informatics interventions.

Prior to joining the faculty at NYU, Prof. Breder served as an adjunct professor at Columbia University and Pace University. As a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Breder has doctored a range of patient populations, from private practice clients to clients who formerly or currently experience homelessness in New York City.

Prof. Breder has also led and participated in numerous community arts groups including Digital Shakespeare Company, Columbia University’s Broadway Haven Players, and a prison-based theater program. Breder co-founded Humans in Harmony, a non-profit music program designed to enhance empathetic exchanges between health professional students and their patients through songwriting.

PhD, Columbia University
MSN, Columbia University
BS, Columbia University
BS, BA University of Florida

Community/population health
Mental health

American Medical Informatics Association
Sigma Theta Tau Honors Society, (Alpha Zeta Chapter)
Eastern Nursing Research Society

Faculty Honors Awards

Eastern Nursing Research Society Conference, Invited speaker/presenter (2020)
Sigma Theta Tau research grant recipient (2020)
National Institute of Health T32 Predoctoral Trainee, Reducing Health Disparities through Informatics (2020)


Ten-year retrospective study on the efficacy of a manual physical therapy to treat female infertility

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